Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Houston

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List of Houston bands, listed by their level of fame. This Houston musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Houston bands are included, as well as many Houston musicians of underground status. This list of Houston musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Houston bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and ...more

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ZZ Top is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music
ZZ Top is an American rock band that formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band comprises guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, bassist and co-lead vocalist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank ...more

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap
Brad Terrence Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper. He hails from Houston, Texas and is a member of the Geto Boys. He is originally from the city's South Acres ...more

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Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Country pop, Pop music, Rock music
Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers is an American singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor, entrepreneur and author, and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Though he ...more

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Destiny's Child is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Urban contemporary, Girl group, Hip hop music
Destiny's Child was an American R&B girl group whose final, and perhaps most recognizable, line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams. Formed in 1990 in ...more

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Geto Boys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
Geto Boys is a rap group from Houston, Texas, currently consisting of Scarface, Willie D, and Bushwick Bill. The Geto Boys have earned notoriety for their lyrics which cover controversial topics ...more

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Chamillionaire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap
Hakeem Seriki, better known by his stage name Chamillionaire, is an American rapper and entrepreneur from Houston, Texas. He is the CEO of Chamillitary Entertainment. Chamillionaire was also the ...more

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Barbara Mandrell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Adult contemporary music, Country pop, Country
Barbara Ann Mandrell is an American country music singer and actress. She is known for a series of Top 10 hits and TV shows in the 1970s and 1980s that helped her become one of country's most ...more

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Gang Starr is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop
Gang Starr was an influential East Coast hip hop duo that consisted of the late MC Guru and the DJ/producer DJ Premier.

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LeCrae is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Christian hip hop, Gangsta rap
Lecrae Devaughn Moore, mononymously known as Lecrae, is an American Christian rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor. He is the president, co-owner and co-founder of the independent ...more

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Rodney Crowell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Country
Rodney Crowell is an American musician, known primarily for his work as a singer and songwriter in country music. Crowell has had five number one singles on Hot Country Songs, all from his 1988 ...more

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Yolanda Adams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Adult contemporary music, Christian music, Pop music
Yolanda Yvette Adams is an American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and radio host on WBLS. As of September 2009, she had sold 4.5 million albums since 1991 in the United States, and ...more

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Devin the Dude is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues
Devin Copeland is an actor.

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Blue October is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Rock music, Piano rock, Experimental rock
Blue October are an American alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. The band was formed in 1995 and currently consists of Justin Furstenfeld, Jeremy Furstenfeld, Ryan ...more

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Paul Wall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Pop rap, Southern hip hop
Paul Michael Slayton, better known by his stage name Paul Wall, is an American rapper. He is currently affiliated with Swishahouse Records, having released several albums under the label as well ...more

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LeToya Luckett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul
LeToya Nicole Luckett, known professionally as LeToya, is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She was an original member of the R&B group Destiny's Child, with whom she won two Grammy ...more

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Pimp C is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap
Chad Lamont Butler, better known by his stage name Pimp C, was an American rapper, singer, and producer. Pimp C was best known for his work with Bun B as a founding member of the Underground

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Renee Olstead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Pop music, Jazz, Country
Rebecca Renee Olstead is an American actress and singer. Active since childhood as an actress, she is best known for her roles in the TV sitcoms Still Standing as Lauren Miller and The Secret ...more

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Solange Knowles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Neo soul, Dance-pop
Solange Piaget Knowles is an American singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Knowles was born in Houston, Texas to Mathew and Tina Knowles, both of whom left their careers to support her older ...more

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Mike Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Southern hip hop
Michael "Mike" Jones is an American rapper, actor, and entrepreneur. He initially was affiliated with the record label Swishahouse, then left to found his own label, Ice Age ...more

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South Park Mexican is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Rap music
Carlos Coy, better known by his stage name South Park Mexican, is an American rapper, founder of Dope House Records, and convicted felon. His stage name is derived from the South Park ...more

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D.R.I. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Heavy metal
D.R.I. is an American crossover thrash band that formed in Houston, in 1982. Since 1999, the band comprises founding members, vocalist Kurt Brecht and guitarist Spike Cassidy, as well as drummer ...more

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Lil' Flip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop
Wesley Eric Weston, Jr, better known by his stage name Lil' Flip, is an American rapper. He is best known for his singles "Sunshine", "Game Over", "The Way We ...more

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Robert Earl Keen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Outlaw country, Americana, Folk music
Robert Earl Keen is an American singer-songwriter and entertainer living in the central Texas hill country. Debuting with 1984's No Kinda Dancer, the Houston native has recorded 18 full-length ...more

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Victoria Spivey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Houston
Blues
Victoria Spivey was an American blues singer and songwriter. During a recording career that spanned forty years, from 1926 to the mid-1960s, she worked with Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, ...more